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October 17, 2011

On the Upcoming Exhibition "Preserving and Passing Down Modern Times: Organizing and Utilizing the Yūzen Design Materials Owned by the Art Research Center at Ritsumeikan University"

This exhibition will introduce the cataloging process of the Yūzen materials and the work method involved as well as the utilization of modern materials conducted to date by the Kidachi Office with the participation of students.

We look forward to meeting many visitors at the exhibition.


■ Date & Time: October 17th (Mon) –28th (Fri), 2011, Admission Free, 9:30-17:00 *Closed on Sat. & Sun.

■ Location: The Exhibition Room in the 1st Floor at the Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University (Kinugasa Campus)

■ Sponsors: The Digital Humanities Center for Japanese Arts and Cultures (a Global COE Program under the sponsorship of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology at Ritsumeikan University) and the Art Research Center at Ritsumeikan University

■ Co-Sponsors: Graduate School of Conservation and Restoration for Cultural Properties Studies at Kibi International University and Seminar C of the Kyoto Study Program in the College of Letters at Ritsumeikan University

■ Organizer: The Kidachi Office in the Kyoto Culture Group; Manager: Masako Yamamoto (Postdoctoral Fellow at this center)

■ Cooperative Organizers: Eiji Suzuki (Professor in the Graduate School of Conservation and Restoration for Cultural Properties Studies at Kibi International University) and Hiroe Hojioka (Atelier Suzuki)

*Please also refer to http://www.arc.ritsumei.ac.jp/lib/GCOE/info/2011/10/post- 71.html


【Related Events】

Related Workshop: “Organizing and Utilizing a Vast Amount of Modern Materials”

[Date & Time] October 20th (Thu) 18:00-20:00

[Location] Multipurpose Room at the Art Research Center

[Participation] Free [Prior Application] Unnecessary



On the cataloging process at this university and the methods of preserving and utilizing (a vast amount of) modern materials

 Masaaki Kidachi (Moderator): Greetings

Masako Yamamoto “On the Yūzen Design Materials Owned by the Art Research Center at Ritsumeikan University”


Hiroe Hojioka (Atelier Suzuki) “On Constructing a Preservation System for the Yūzen Design Materials Owned by the Art Research Center at Ritsumeikan University (Demonstration)”


Eiji Suzuki (Professor in the Graduate School of Conservation and Restoration for Cultural Properties Studies at Kibi International University) “Deliberations on Methods for the Preservation and Restoration of a Vast Amount of Modern and Contemporary Materials” (provisional title)


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